Add a sweet parsley flavor to salads or soups. 5-8" roots can also be prepared in the same way as other root vegetables. Replaces Berliner Bero. Avg. 18,100 seeds/oz. Packet: 200 seeds.
Latin Name: Petroselinum crispum
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CULTURE: Root parsley grows best in deep, moist, fertile soil. Direct seed in early to mid spring after danger of frost, 1/4- 1/2" deep, 3 seeds per inch in single rows or in 2-3" wide bands 12-18" apart. Seeds germinate in 14-30 days. Keep soil surface moist during the germination period. Thin plants to 1-3" apart, depending on desired root size. Control weeds with frequent shallow cultivation. HARVEST: Loosen with a spading fork and lift when roots have reached desired size. STORAGE: Trim tops and store at 32°F (0°C) and 95% relative humidity. May also overwinter in the ground if mulched. AVG. DIRECT SEEDING RATE: 350'/oz., 1000'/2.9 oz., 5.2 lb./acre at 40 seeds/ft. in rows 18" apart. SEED SPECS: Avg. 18,100 seeds/oz. PACKET: 200 seeds.